Cliff Central Interview

Listen to our Assistant Director of Residential Care, Nomvuyo Shabangu, chatting to Mabale Moloi and Aspasia Karras on Cliff Central about all the work that we do. The interview starts at 41:20.

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Dr Clive Ntemi Mhlongo’s legacy to live on at Othandweni Child and Youth Care Centre in Soweto

On Wednesday 13 May 2015, the Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Cllr. Mpho Parks Tau, officially opened the new Resource Centre at Othandweni Child and Youth Care Centre in Mofolo, Soweto. The renovations to the centre that is owned and managed by Jo’burg Child Welfare (JCW), were made possible through a generous donation from the Sowazi family in memory of Dr Clive Ntemi Mhlongo. Dr Clive Ntemi Mhlongo who, as part of his commitment to giving back to the community, dedicated his time to provide voluntary medical professional services to the children living at ...

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Hope for Thembalethu

Thembalethu means “hope” and that is precisely what this inner-city centre, located in The Drill Hall in Joubert Park, provides to Jo’burg’s thousands of disadvantaged women and children. “People who enter Thembalethu see us as the mother of the area. This is how they describe us on the forms that are filled in,” states Aileen Langley, Assistant Director Jo’burg Child Welfare. When Thembalethu opened in 1994, as a drop-in-centre for homeless girls living on the streets of the inner-city, little did the organisers know that this little hub would become so ...

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